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LESOTHO ELECTRICITY GENERATION COMPANY (LEGCO) – PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

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LESOTHO ELECTRICITY GENERATION COMPANY (LEGCO)
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Lesotho Electricity Generation Company (LEGCO) is a statutory body registered under Companies Act of 2011 registration number 70536 to manage electricity generation in Lesotho. The mandate of LEGCO is to ensure that Lesotho is self-sufficient in its power supply, starting with solar generation plant at Ha-Ramarothole. To ensure that base load requirements are met through local generation and to enhance the participation of the private sector in electricity supply industry. LEGCO invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions on a fixed term contract;

PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Job summary
Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will organize and carry out
procurement of goods, works and services in line with the approved organization’s Annual Procurement Plan.

Main duties

  1. Carries out procurement in accordance with the Procurement Processes, the Procurement Operating Instructions and any other instruction or guidance which may come into force from time to time.
    1.1 Undertakes all procurement action in a timely fashion, ensuring it is in accordance with the timescales stipulated in the Regulations, so that goods, works and services are procured in line with the
    timescales in the Annual Procurement Plan and value for money is achieved.
    1.2 Develop annual and quarterly Procurement Plans.
    1.3 Participate in company’s budgeting processes.
    1.4 Develop a comprehensive Asset Registry for the company.
    1.5 Develop Procurement Policy for the Company.
    1.6 Identify and develop electronic procurement system(s) for procurement of goods and services.
  2. Maintains an up to date knowledge of the type and prices of goods, works and services identified in
    the Annual Procurement Plan.
    2.1 Contributes in review of the ability of potential supplies to meet the organization’s requirements
    for design, performance, price and delivery, and provides input to the Government approved Suppliers
    scheme.
    2.2 Keeps records of costs, deliveries and performance and discusses defects with user divisions with a
    view to rectification by suppliers or change in specifications or change of suppliers.
  3. Manages and coordinates the procurement activities of the organization.
    3.1 Supervises the input of data into the inventory module systems by ensuring that all transactions are
    correctly posted on daily basis and arranges periodic stock taking.
    3.2 Conducts periodic checks of stores to ensure that stocks are well placed and tallying with information
    on the bin and ledger cards.
    3.3 Provides adequate security and ensures that physical facilities comply with relevant legislation, safety codes and other instruction and guidance.
    3.4 Maintains that records are kept of all requisitions received and of the registered file on which these are auctioned.
    3.5 Submits monthly reports to the Procurement Manager on the activities of his/her sphere of procurement activity and responsibility.
    3.6 Examines requisition and associate documentation sent to the Procurement Unit by the user divisions to ensure that requisitions are correctly completed and signed by the correct signatory, and that all the documentation needed to proceed with procurement are present and complete.
  4. Manages and Evaluates performance of subordinate staff
    4.1 Ensures that staff under his/her management/control is aware of the health and safety
    considerations relating to their activity.
    4.2 Approves individual work-plans in respect of the staff under his/her control for an effective
    performance management system.
    4.3 Agrees specific individual team assignment/performance objectives with the staff under his/her
    control in order to achieve the set objectives.
    4.4 Review progress of subordinates on regular basis.
    4.5 Produces the Procurement Unit training plan for staff development and submits it to the procurement Manager for approval.
    4.6 Provides training and coaching for the staff under his/her management control.
  5. Implements measures to enhance ethical behaviour
    1.1 Acts with the utmost propriety and to the highest moral and ethical standards and encourages
    Procurement Unit to do the same.
    1.2 Reports to the Procurement Manager any cases of suspected or confirmed fraud.

Job specifications

  1. Masters in Supply Chain Management, Commerce or Business Administration and five (5) years
    relevant experience in procuring of goods and services, Diploma in CIPS is a prerequisite.
    OR
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Commerce or Business Administration and eight (8) years relevant experience procuring of goods and services. Diploma in CIPS is mandatory.

Applications with certified copies of educational certificates should be hand delivered to:

Human Resources and Administration Manager

LEGCO offices situated at House No.251 Honeymoon Park,

Maseru West,

OR

Alternatively email scanned Pdf documents to psekabi@legco.co.ls

Contacts: 22312164

Closing Date: 31st May 2024

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